PICT Roadmap

At the beginning…

PICT creates open access resources!

PICT provides free and public resources for a global, critical community:

  • PICT Public Lectures
  • PICT Podcasts
  • PICT Blogs
  • dePICTions, PICT’s own critical journal
  • At least 1 free PICT course, workshop, or tour per semester for members

At present (100+ paying members)…

PICT abolishes most enrollment fees!
PICT makes its in-person Arts & Humanities Program completely free for members:

  • Courses in the Humanities and Arts
  • Children’s Ateliers in Chess, Drawing, and Music
  • PICT Tours

Once we’ve reached 500 paying members…

PICT abolishes remaining enrollment fees!
PICT makes its in-person Creative Writing and Summer Schools completely free for members:

  • Creative Writing courses in Fiction, Poetry, Theatre, Screenwriting, Nonfiction, etc.
  • PICT Summer Schools
  • All instructors compensated via membership contributions rather than enrollment fees

Once we’ve reached 1000 paying members…

PICT compensates all contributors!

PICT launches a compensation scheme for currently volunteer contributors:

  • Compensation for PICT writers and podcasters
  • Compensation for PICT public lecturers
  • Research fund for PICT faculty members

Once we’ve reached 1500 paying members…

PICT introduces fellowships and prizes!

PICT launches global fellowships and prizes open to all applicants:

  • dePICTions Global Essay Prize
  • PICT Global Research Fellowships